According to the US Department of Labor, in the week ending June 13, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 608,000, an increase of 3,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 605,000. The 4-week moving average was 615,750, a decrease of 7,000 from the previous week’s revised average of 622,750.
The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 5.0% for the week ending June 6, a decrease of 0.1 percentage points from the prior week’s unrevised rate of 5.1%.
The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending June 6 was 6,687,000, a decrease of 148,000 from the preceding week’s revised level of 6,835,000. The 4-week moving average was 6,757,500, an increase of 2,250 from the preceding week’s revised average of 6,755,250.
The fiscal year-to-date average for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment for all programs is 5.286 million.